Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. Also, the US Supreme Court rejects Alaska's request to delay enforcement of the court's ruling on same-sex marriage. Celebrate the opportunity for a new expression of commitment to a partner. Retrieved February 9, Supreme Court declined to consider the case, Baker v.
On 7 Junethe Folketing Danish Parliament approved new laws regarding same-sex civil and religious marriage. Denver Post. Miami Herald. Kennedy expresses solidarity with democratic German citizens in a speech on this day in Want to have a happier, healthier marriage?
The Book of Leviticus prohibited homosexual relations, and the Hebrews were warned not to "follow the acts of the land of Egypt or the acts of the land of Canaan" Lev. These laws permit same-sex couples to get married in the Church of Denmark.
Six years after Portugal's parliament legalized same-sex marriage, the country granted gay couples the right to adopt. Connecticut 12 November.
January 14, - An Oklahoma federal court rules the state ban on same-sex marriage is "an arbitrary, irrational exclusion of just one class of Oklahoma citizens from a governmental benefit. Windsorit was only legal in 12 states and the District of Columbia. Retrieved March 27, Retrieved October 17, On December 18,the Council of the District of Columbia enacted legislation legalizing same-sex marriage  and same-sex marriage licenses became available on March 3, The Congressional Budget Office study, working from an assumption "that about 0.
The law was challenged, but voters approved marriage equality in a November referendum. March 30, Common-law marriage. Joshua Gunter, right, and Bryan Shields attend a Las Vegas rally to celebrate an appeals court ruling that overturned Nevada's same-sex marriage ban on October 7,